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American Gangster Cinema: From 'Little Caesar' to 'Pulp Fiction'

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Much analysis of gangster movies has been based upon a study of the gangster as a malign figuration of the American Dream, originally set in the era of the Depression. This text extends previous analysis of the genre by examining the evolution of gangster movies from the 1930s to the contemporary period and by placing them in the context of cultural and cinematic issues su ...more
Hardcover, 228 pages
Published February 8th 2003 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published November 29th 2002)
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